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  • One dead in latest shooting of polio workers in Pakistan

    One dead in latest shooting of polio workers in Pakistan
    PESHAWAR, Pakistan — Gunmen killed a female polio worker and injured another near the northwest city of Peshawar on Tuesday, the latest in a series of assaults on vaccination teams working to eradicate the disease in Pakistan. The women were...
  • Hilary Koprowski dies at 96; developed oral vaccine for polio

    Hilary Koprowski dies at 96; developed oral vaccine for polio
    Hilary Koprowski, a Polish-born researcher who developed the first successful oral vaccine for polio, has died. He was 96. Koprowski died of pneumonia April 11 at his Philadelphia home, said his son, Dr. Christopher Koprowski, a radiation oncologist....
  • Women opting for surgery to get Michelle Obama's arms

    Women opting for surgery to get Michelle Obama's arms
    The American Society of Plastic Surgeons released its latest cosmetic and resconstructive surgery statistics on Monday.  Many of the trends were familiar.  In all, the group reported, Americans underwent 1.6 million cosmetic surgeries, including face-...
  • South L.A. health clinic draws hundreds

    South L.A. health clinic draws hundreds
    Thirteen-year-old Stephanie Cota pulled up her sleeve and glanced at the needle. "Is it gonna hurt?" she asked. "You'll feel it, but you look like a strong girl," said Yadira Guerra, a licensed vocational nurse. "Just turn the other way." When Cota...
  • Study examines poverty and the allotment of resources

    Study examines poverty and the allotment of resources
    Why do many poor people spend money in ways that seem to squander their already limited resources, like buying lottery tickets? It's not necessarily that they're less savvy about financial matters, but a lack of funds appears to affect the way people...
  • Actor Rob Schneider lobbies against vaccine bill

     
    Arnold Schwarzenegger has left the governor’s office, but you can still catch the occasional movie star walking the streets of Sacramento....
  • Sweden tops, Yemen last in getting most out of Internet, study says

     
    Worldwide, Sweden gets the most out of using the Internet, according to a new study from a foundation that seeks to expand access to the Web....
  • Pakistan evicts Save the Children foreign workers

     
    Pakistani authorities have ordered foreign workers with the Save the Children aid group to leave the country, after alleging ties between the group and a Pakistani doctor enlisted by the CIA to help track down Osama bin Laden....
  • Ebola outbreak coming to an end in Uganda, continues in Congo

     
    While Ebola continues to kill in the Congo, an outbreak of the virus in neighboring Uganda appears to be coming to an end, the World Health Organization said Monday, reporting that no new cases of the deadly fever had been confirmed in Uganda for a month....
  • Second person in L.A. County dies of West Nile virus

     
    A second person in Los Angeles County has died of West Nile virus, and 54 cases of the illness have been reported locally, public health officials announced Tuesday....
  • Two dead from West Nile virus in L.A. County this year

     
    Two people have died in Los Angeles County this year of West Nile virus, and 54 cases of the illness have been reported locally, public health officials say....